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Teaching Myth-Folklore and Indian Epics online at the University of Oklahoma.

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Retweeted by Laura GibbsI 🧡 the title of this book - I Will Judge You By Your Bookshelf! 📚 Funny mostly because it's, well, to some extent… https://t.co/q5pQyq6QDP
Retweeted by Laura GibbsMythology is a subjective truth, so it comes in the realm of subjectivity. Science and engineering are based on mea… https://t.co/wGaZXN1kXh
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs“Queerness has always been prevalent in Indian mythology but you need to have eyes to see.””Indian mythology uses t… https://t.co/VC5b86rWK3
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs"In order to learn something, we must first wonder about it." @joshua_r_eyler in How Humans Learn (which I'm curren… https://t.co/hYl5iENbf0
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Retweeted by Laura GibbsPaper Proposal v. Finished Essay https://t.co/7xqdegGJRR
Retweeted by Laura GibbsSo excited about my talk tomorrow I made an #oldschool meme https://t.co/5Xj9OZ8WX9
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs“It came to our attention...” https://t.co/PXru0WQbTE
Retweeted by Laura GibbsHere’s my take in the February 18 edition of “CounterPunch”: https://t.co/emLTgLRLZ4 #worldforkashmirhttps://t.co/AC1RS7LDVw
Retweeted by Laura GibbsTHREAD. https://t.co/cVJm6Le2la
Retweeted by Laura GibbsBlack Mexicans had leadership roles in the War of Independence, which started in 1810. https://t.co/aPygRYvotK
Retweeted by Laura GibbsEssential Films for Technology and the Future 101: a syllabus. https://t.co/QYvy8n9t5g
Retweeted by Laura GibbsFound this audio on #AudreLorde on @BBCRadio3: https://t.co/eKIZCGfLEM
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2/19
2020
#FebruaryAngels Angels have been interpreted & depicted through art in a multitude of fascinating & compelling ways… https://t.co/C22D6QuI3Y
Retweeted by Laura GibbsSometimes, stars align. Your next rejection may be the start of your wildest dreams. - @TerryLynnJhttps://t.co/NTHpkDlONU
Retweeted by Laura GibbsOftentimes, it hurts the more we resist the sadness. I can feel frustrated and guilty when I fight my sadness, so I… https://t.co/dyrrTowGat
Retweeted by Laura GibbsHappy #FamilyDay to fellow Canadians out there! 🇨🇦🎉 (Image: You never know what will come out of a #BrokenCrayon!) https://t.co/ylidZQG5eJ
Retweeted by Laura GibbsLOL. Glass of water psychology test! Which one are you? https://t.co/VAmpC0Dvyy
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs"It's mindless time, or it's sedentary time or it's being alone and not having anybody to turn to time. That’s what… https://t.co/YsnyhPaApA
Retweeted by Laura GibbsCheck out @BJKURTZ Bilingual Coloring Book https://t.co/YlZcIO2cil https://t.co/i10bz6xp5y #googleEDU
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs.@mailbykite on why we don't need to engage in the practice of italicizing "foreign" words: https://t.co/99PDldJ6tr via @CatapultStory
Retweeted by Laura GibbsIn thinking on @ShawnaCoppola idea of ‘widening the doorway’ to what we think of as ‘writing’ in the classroom (via… https://t.co/laFMhQffc0
Retweeted by Laura GibbsI just submitted a piece for upcoming OU FORUM magazine issue on decolonization! https://t.co/O7oJD9bqoQ OU FORUM… https://t.co/TmHgT5hID9
Retweeted by Laura GibbsThe delight of the swing set via Richard Thompson’s “Cul de Sac”. As much as it was thrilling for someone like Dad… https://t.co/C00RcPZe7j
Retweeted by Laura GibbsUT San Antonio has digitized 50 manuscript Mexican cookbooks from its collections, the earliest dating to 1789. https://t.co/ZwZXtCuJro
Retweeted by Laura GibbsIn light of reviews and chats about creativity, imagination and belief in human evolution I again offer my SciAni 2… https://t.co/HY7e5zFTTc
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2/18
2020
@DalrympleWill @dpanikkar @PunjabiRooh @PunchTantrum @JAJafri @DJasraj @PropitiousOn3 @WhiteMughalsFanhttps://t.co/jd2H2jxOsZ
Retweeted by Laura GibbsPraise in Literary Review for the Forgotten Masters exhibition: “What these artists did...they created a hybrid art… https://t.co/OEGjakAgyz
Retweeted by Laura GibbsSanskrit and Persianate worlds overlapped completely in the subcontinent before the first Mughal emperor Babur appe… https://t.co/lP1m3y5KpO
Retweeted by Laura GibbsHow did things come to such a pass that the official spokesperson of the ruling party casually compared Akbar to Hi… https://t.co/rXapS4Dsus
Retweeted by Laura GibbsThe Mughal Emperor fused Hindu and Islamic dating systems to create a new calendar that is still in use today. https://t.co/w1MdMSveSQ
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs'You don’t become a novelist to become a spinner of entertaining lies: you become a novelist so you can tell the tr… https://t.co/qczuox8mAa
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2/17
2020
Apulian Frog Guttus, 4 https://t.co/jyyc2nNbxf #greekromanart #museumarchive https://t.co/oml1s0S30R
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs @lizgloyn @CherylMorgan true, #Harryhausen pursued the repulsive instead of beautiful tradition of Medusa, but he c… https://t.co/IrUSeURI9q
Retweeted by Laura GibbsIs anyone aware of any artistic depiction of Medusa as serpent from waist down, prior to the Harryhausen film of 19… https://t.co/1OiQzX13hp
Retweeted by Laura GibbsMuslim guardians of Hindu shrines - my column in midday today https://t.co/04CiL3XnbU
Retweeted by Laura GibbsHow to transform an object of art into one of worship - my column in Mumbai Mirror https://t.co/a88CBVh5f9
Retweeted by Laura GibbsA new novel by the German writer Daniel Kehlmann places its protagonist in a deeply imagined early-17th-century wor… https://t.co/m6sJvEAeTo
Retweeted by Laura GibbsDorian Gray tho 🍆 https://t.co/wt7UMpVTok
Retweeted by Laura GibbsStanding Female Figurine, Tlapacoya, c.1200–900 BC https://t.co/t9DCGRuAKQ #museumarchive #saintlousart https://t.co/KHlt2AiL1U
Retweeted by Laura GibbsWarrior Bottle https://t.co/4iQSzdFIAz #metmuseum #themet https://t.co/Bfjpj4279w
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Retweeted by Laura Gibbslearn more at Wikipedia: https://t.co/JOARfKtp2i https://t.co/lcMkdXt5pLGreed needs to be declared a mental disease https://t.co/Is1HPQSb77
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2/16
2020
@FolkloreThurs Just when we thought Hallmark had taken the spirit out of the occasion, there's nothing quite like… https://t.co/gjBX0G8aXl
Retweeted by Laura GibbsCelebrate Marian Anderson this #BlackHistoryMonth! Previously barred from performing in the nation's capital, she l… https://t.co/BohlySbhjl
Retweeted by Laura GibbsEvery time hate presents itself on our campus, my classmates astonish me with their resilience, unity, and willingn… https://t.co/7y996yIIGg
Retweeted by Laura GibbsToday is #NationalRadioDay! Celebrate with us by visiting the Native Voices over the Airwaves exhibit on the main f… https://t.co/sOwMwQ5xyV
Retweeted by Laura GibbsAnyone in for another run? https://t.co/1NpqaXSXRV #RhymesWithOrange #cartoons @Hilary_Price https://t.co/h5R2gP5ySe
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2/15
2020
Life and love in Odia sculpture https://t.co/a0IvNgyt3f
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs @TomWilk0 @ZareerMasani @itsanandneel @cdivakaruni @samarni @ninapaley I have so much fun with it; I've been teachi… https://t.co/WGfP1ySRFz @ZareerMasani @TomWilk0 @itsanandneel @cdivakaruni @samarni @ninapaley and there is a treasure-trove here in this b… https://t.co/oMFdBEpHlhThis week's #FeministFolktales post: Li Ji and the Serpent. A story about a girl who slays a monster, and also some… https://t.co/mgNc5BRREs
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs#OnThisDay in 1879, the legendary activist, poet and politician, #SarojiniNaidu, also known as the ‘Nightingale of… https://t.co/G7lrSSdvrx
Retweeted by Laura GibbsHope you'll join us at .@OU_Libraries Fine Arts Library for tomorrow night's .@2ndFridayNorman event. https://t.co/OeDx3y3baf
Retweeted by Laura GibbsNana Buruku - she who gathers us in death and returns us, eternally, to life. Painting by Andre Hora. https://t.co/6BeAiHRdvW
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Retweeted by Laura GibbsThe New York Times weighs in. OU students Molly Kruse and Miles Francisco beautifully articulate the problem, demon… https://t.co/tlu4E9vPgh
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs#DouglassDay is Feb. 14 ♥️Browse our copy of The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects (2013) and pick up… https://t.co/NVuJA2Rfxz
Retweeted by Laura GibbsThe fight to save CHamoru, a language the US military tried to destroy https://t.co/1hMEqY0ylj
Retweeted by Laura GibbsGrouping of Dancers and Musicians, Colima, c.300 BC–AD 300 https://t.co/XlDwBY8oYT #saintlousart #museumarchive https://t.co/HmHlwiImcC
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2/14
2020
@samarni that is so easy for students to snag on Kindle, which is great (being able to ditch textbooks and let stud… https://t.co/IaRbhxvuvP @ZareerMasani @TomWilk0 @itsanandneel @cdivakaruni @samarni and another remarkable book is Breaking the Bow: Specul… https://t.co/BBJhvKxr82 @ZareerMasani @TomWilk0 @itsanandneel @cdivakaruni @samarni yes! :-) I teach course in Epics of India where student… https://t.co/qOeJcsAIOjOstracon with sketch of a harpist https://t.co/B6Ro2Zz1bY #egyptianart #metmuseum https://t.co/ZxHaRmx4rE
Retweeted by Laura GibbsStrike-a-Light Case, Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), c.1890 https://t.co/j4N2Toyecl #saintlousart #museumarchive https://t.co/DRmZkEqpt1
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs @ZareerMasani @TomWilk0 @itsanandneel @cdivakaruni I am huge fan of both @cdivakaruni (her Sita book is also BEAUTI… https://t.co/zyUwHFPYFzHappy birthday, Charles Darwin!! From @tomgauld's April book Department of Mind-Blowing Theories:… https://t.co/gUuD0bVHih
Retweeted by Laura GibbsTwo thousand years ago, engineers and inventors flocked to Alexandria, Egypt—the "Silicon Valley of antiquity"—wher… https://t.co/5wXDurswl1
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2/13
2020
@cdivakaruni @itsanandneel thanks to you both; about to go share this with a student who is doing a Ravana project… https://t.co/VtJCNNN12mI deal with these complex issues in #TheForestofEnchantments, too. Kudos to @itsanandneel for making us re-think in… https://t.co/kyyyqCTYon
Retweeted by Laura GibbsWhat ‘Harry Potter’ Teaches Us About Mental Illness and Empathy From its soul-sucking Dementors to its marginalized… https://t.co/C3upzRQbPt
Retweeted by Laura GibbsSince at least the time of Greek philosophers, many writers have discovered a deep, intuitive connection between wa… https://t.co/axHyG3YSoC
Retweeted by Laura GibbsThere's a nihilistic wisdom that comes from staring down the apocalypse: on reading Viktor Frankl in the Anthropoce… https://t.co/15KW5NuXmL
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs#sadness Joseph Shabalala, Ladysmith Black Mambazo Founder, Dies At 78 https://t.co/Wh6dnvPHHs
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Retweeted by Laura GibbsFor today's Buddha Doodle, I share a personal story about how I brought the darkness to light in my second ever pod… https://t.co/GJCqsLmyin
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Retweeted by Laura GibbsI've shared this a few times before, but it bares repeating today more than most - get up, be kind, and help someon… https://t.co/HICQuGTOBf
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2/12
2020
THE LEGENDARY ANGELA DAVIS! Angela Davis is an activist, scholar and writer who advocates for the oppressed! Known… https://t.co/5yzC5yudlD
Retweeted by Laura GibbsFeeling stumped on how to contribute to our issue? Come out to the union on the 14th to grab a treat and ask us qu… https://t.co/PFsyryvuy1
Retweeted by Laura Gibbsa recent cartoon for @newscientist... https://t.co/FZFqhzYJse
Retweeted by Laura GibbsICYMI: OU Health Services is providing free HIV testing today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Oklahoma Memorial Union… https://t.co/iU3iuy6oTi
Retweeted by Laura GibbsIn the medieval epic Shah-Nameh, prince Zal is born with hair as white as snow (often interpreted as having albinis… https://t.co/5xTTqZZy6A
Retweeted by Laura GibbsOver 150,000 Botanical Illustrations Enter the Public Domain https://t.co/0CkfYqx8kV
Retweeted by Laura GibbsBig study: curiosity is an important predictor of academic achievement across the board but particularly for low-in… https://t.co/0RgZ8dQyFr
Retweeted by Laura Gibbs"As we celebrate the completion of the 1st season of a Star Trek series with a Black woman lead, fans should consid… https://t.co/nADeNKEOFD
Retweeted by Laura GibbsChaotic good, true neutral, in a pinch neutral evil. https://t.co/5lYY7wB1pE
Retweeted by Laura GibbsIn 2016, N. K. Jemisin won a Hugo Award for Best Novel, a first for a black writer. Then she won again the followin… https://t.co/omBTvQAmPB
Retweeted by Laura GibbsDance Apron, Tlingit, 19 https://t.co/51J2DoWb8f #stlartmuseum #saintlousart https://t.co/i4DRkwOlru
Retweeted by Laura GibbsI-WITNESS CULTURE: FRANK BUFFALO HYDE is officially on display until May 10! Read more about this insightful exhibi… https://t.co/eXDGbeXsEo
Retweeted by Laura GibbsUli Figure, Madak region, before 1913 https://t.co/BkWaJnNt1S #artmuseum #saintlousart https://t.co/ZEbMPH4R5R
Retweeted by Laura GibbsThe artworks, collected by the open-access Biodiversity Heritage Library, range from animal sketches to historical… https://t.co/cse36VKxqH
Retweeted by Laura GibbsColumn with Hieroglyphs, Maya, 715 https://t.co/FbUNKdv0jE #museumarchive #stlartmuseum https://t.co/cjI08yB3N2
Retweeted by Laura GibbsOmen of dogs carrying severed hands to signal evil goes all the way back to ancient Rome as the Visigoths invaded u… https://t.co/S6IV0axS5H
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2/11
2020

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